And Rebekah spoke to Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard your father speak to Esau your brother, saying,…
We must walk in simplicity, sine plicis, for though the serpent can shrink up into his folds, and appear what he is not, yet it doth not become the saint to shuffle either with God or men. Jacob got the blessing by a wile, but he might have got it cheaper by plain dealing.
( W. Gurnall..)
Parallel VersesKJV: And Rebekah spake unto Jacob her son, saying, Behold, I heard thy father speak unto Esau thy brother, saying,